Monthly Archives: March 2013

Only Jesus: A Good Friday Homily by Fr. Austin Fleming

      [Fr. Austin Fleming was part of my formation as a priest during my last two years of seminary studies.  Here is his Good Friday homily from last year. This truly inspired me and is the best Good Friday … Continue reading

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Simon and Intercessory Prayer  by Brandy Miller

Mark 15:21 “A certain man from Cyrene, Simon, the father of Alexander and Rufus, was passing by on his way in from the country, and they forced him to carry the cross.” Today, I visited a site where they offer … Continue reading

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A Meditation for Holy Week  

Do not go into the garden, Oh! Jesus, do not go into the garden before dawn! But if I do not go into the garden in the dead of night, who will lead you to the sunrise of Paradise?  I … Continue reading

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Thomas a Kempis (1380 – 1471) ON PRAYER:  German Mystic & Religious Writer What most of all hinders heavenly consolation is that you are too slow in turning yourself to prayer.  As iron cast into fire loses its rust and becomes glowing white, so he who turns completely to God is stripped … Continue reading

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Still He Walked

TODAY IS Palm/Passion Sunday Still He Walked He could hear the crowds screaming “crucify” “crucify”… He could hear the hatred in their voices, These were his chosen people. He loved them, And they were going to crucify him. He was … Continue reading

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Another Litany of Healing

  Litany of Healing Let us name before God those for whom we offer our prayers.  God the Father, your will for all people is health and salvation; We praise you and thank you, O Lord. God the Son, you … Continue reading

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Mechthild of Magdeburg (c. 1207 – c. 1282/1294) ON PRAYER The soul is made of love and must ever strive to return to love.  Therefore, it can never find rest nor happiness in other things.  By its very nature it must seek God, who is love. A fish cannot … Continue reading

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